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  • Santa Maria high school superintendent shares deep ties to Taft Union High School

    January 11, 2013 8:31 PM

    The shooting in Taft hit close to home for a Central Coast administrator. Santa Maria Joint Union High School superintendent, Dr. Mark Richardson, was previously the superintendent at Taft Union High School District. Dr. Richardson started at the Santa Maria district four months ago but he still has... more »
  • Paddleboarding rules enforced just in time for Memorial Day Weekend

    May 23, 2012 10:18 PM

    Paddleboarding is becoming more popular locally, and the Harbor Patrol and Coast Guard are stepping up enforcement of some little-known rules ahead of Memorial Day Weekend. A state law signed in 2008 said anyone under the age of 12 has to wear a life vest while stand-up paddleboarding. For... more »
  • CHP reminds drivers and motorcyclists about road safety

    May 8, 2012 10:31 PM

    A Paso Robles motorcyclist died Tuesday, after a crash early morning. The California Highway Patrol said the motorcyclist and a Honda sedan collided. It happened on State Route 229, near Route 58. The CHP said it appears the motorcyclist came out of a turn too wide, and may have... more »
  • Spring cleaning could save your home

    March 26, 2012 10:40 PM

    Spring is here, and with this season comes lots of cleaning. De-cluttering and maintaining your home could save it from a fire. Central Coast fire departments are speaking out about the importance of making sure your home is clean, and fire proof. "It's just a matter of doing... more »
  • What makes a car safe?

    January 18, 2012 9:23 PM

    In the wake of last week's dramatic crash near Buellton, we decided to take a look at just what makes a car safe. Last thursday, a mother and her two children were rescued from their crushed car dangling off a bridge along Highway 101. A local truck driver was... more »
  • Fire season declared in Santa Barbara County

    June 6, 2011 9:57 PM

    High fire season began today in Santa Barbara County. There is some hope our late rains will help limit wildfires this year, but fire crews have some advice on how to protect your home. "People are having to cut their grass maybe two or three times this year because... more »
  • Exclusive TV Interview: Father of Lompoc teen stabbed concerned about school safety

    March 30, 2011 9:20 PM

    The father of the teen stabbed at Lompoc High School on Monday thinks some big changes are needed to make the school safer. 17-year-old Brandon Moorman was stabbed in a school bathroom during lunch. Three juveniles have been arrested, charged with assault with a deadly weapon with a... more »
  • Locals gear up for possible snow in the mountains

    February 25, 2011 1:04 PM

    All of this rainy weather could bring snow to the higher elevations. Tonight on KSBY News at 5 and 6, we'll show you ways to enjoy the snow while making sure you're staying safe. Also, the Cold Spring Tavern at the top of the San Marcos Pass has seen... more »
  • Community on alert after suspicious van follows kids

    September 20, 2010 10:03 PM

    Parents and staff at Harloe Elementary are extra aware tonight after two kids reported a white van following them to school Friday morning. It happened near the intersection of South halcyon and Dodson way in Arroyo Grande. Two fifth graders reported being followed by a white van with no... more »
  • Kids getting safer route to school

    September 7, 2010 12:56 PM

    Kids at Nipomo Elementary will have safer ways to get to school in the upcoming months. San Luis Obispo County recently received a Federal Safe Route to School grant to improve access to Nipomo Elementary School. The $600,000 project is slated to start today. It will build a bicycle... more »
  • Flaws found at Diablo Canyon in simulated attack

    August 3, 2010 9:14 PM

    Federal inspectors find some potentially signficant security flaws at PG&E's Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant for the first time in its history. In March, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission simulated a terrorist attack at Diablo Canyon. Since 9-11, the simulated attacks have been conducted every three years. While details are classified,... more »
  • Swimming holes pose hidden dangers

    July 14, 2010 11:06 PM

    A 20-year-old is in serious condition at Cottage hospital tonight after jumping 80-feet into five feet of water. It happened yesterday at the Red Rock swimming hole, a popular summer spot east of Lake Cachuma in the Santa Ynez Valley. Witnesses say the man tried to do a backflip... more »
  • Toyota conducting safety tests on Lexus GX 460 models

    April 15, 2010 1:20 AM

    TOKYO (AP) - Toyota says it's testing the safety of all its sport-utility models after Consumer Reports warned that the 2010 Lexus GX 460 has possible roll-over problems. Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it had not yet decided whether to recall the GX 460, which is sold mainly in... more »
  • Toyota recalls one million additional vehicles

    January 28, 2010 1:01 PM

    TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will recall an additional 1.09 million vehicles in the United States over problems with gas pedals and floor mats - a fresh blow to the world's top automaker as it struggles to salvage its safety reputation. The new recall would affect... more »
  • Meeting in Orcutt focuses on internet safety

    January 21, 2010 10:01 PM

    Sexting, cyber-bullying and unwanted solicitations are just a few of the internet safety issues on the agenda at a parent meeting tonight in Orcutt. The discussion starts at 6:30-8pm at Lakeview Junior High. The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office will provide parents with guidelines to make their kid's... more »
  • KSBY hits the slick roads with the CHP

    January 20, 2010 10:14 PM

    Our heavy rains, combined with fierce winds made for dangerous driving along the Central Coast. The rain impacts visibility on the roadways and creates the potential for hydroplaning as the water gathers on the freeway. The California Highway Patrol says staying safe is as simple as slowing down. ... more »
  • KSBY hits the wet roads with the CHP

    January 20, 2010 12:51 PM

    KSBY News is riding along with the California Highway Patrol this morning to check out road conditions and find out how drivers are handling the intense downpour. CHP officers remind drivers to slow down, keep a safe distance behind other cars, and stay alert. We'll have a full report, including... more »
  • Fireplace safety tips

    November 17, 2009 4:52 PM

    As the winter months approach, many people will begin using their fireplaces to stay warm. The Santa Barbara County Fire Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District are warning people to use good judgement when burning wood in fireplaces. These kinds of fires can cause emergencies... more »

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